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Blaxtayman

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A sport of Stayman Winesap having a more even and solid flush. It was discovered in 1926 by J.H. Dickey in Wenatchee, Washington, USA and introduced in 1930 by C & O Nursery, Washington. Fruits have softish flesh with a sweet flavour.

Synonyms:
Black Stayman
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Sport of Stayman's Winesap

Accession No.
1950 - 140

  

Accession name
Blaxtayman
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
59.08 mm 1
Width
69.54 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register